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Our annual
Winter Festival
that you have grown to love,

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Snowbirds fly past Feb 16 at 12 noon

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Province Designates -Wascana Winter Festival as a Saskatchewan Event


Escape The Cold Zone Raffle!

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Prize: Winner of the raffle will receive one (1) roundtrip flight for two (2) guests, to any regularly scheduled and marketed WestJet destination*!


Ticket Prices: 1 for $10 / 3 for $20

ONLY 749 tickets will be sold!

Draw time: 7:00 pm

Monday, February 19, 2024

Draw Location: Bar Willow Eatery

3000 Wascana Dr, Regina,

The Wascana Winter Festival formerly known as (Waskimo) announces its preliminary programming.

The festival organizers are excited to announce that this year’s festival will run over 4 days from February 16, 2024 till February 19. The festival is planning on the following events a live children’s concert, a jazz Dance Nite, sleigh rides in front of the Legislative Building, skating at Wascana rink, a demonstration of Snow Cricket, and a brunch for retired Armed Forces, RCMP and Federal Public servants sponsored by the National Association of Federal Retirees. To satisfy the more artistic in the community the festival is partnering with emerging artists to hold a special gallery opening night.

The festival honors all Treaty Rights and recognizes the contribution of all Indigenous people and Metis people to the success of Saskatchewan. The festival especially recognizes Canada’s Multiculturalism Heritage.  As well the festival wishes to acknowledge Black History Month in February.

Wascana Winter Festival is Regina’s oldest running Winter Festival (Waskimo) for over 40 years. The details for each of these events and other events will be announced in the new year.

For up-to-date information keep watching this website or follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter


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City of Regina Mayor signs Proclamation

Wascana Winter Festival


The Regina Symphony Orchestra, and the Wascana Winter Festival announce the presentation of

Li’l Shad a story of Ujjma

Feb 19

1:00 & 2:45 - Holy Rosary

Admission - Free


Saturday Feb 17

A Magic and Music Brunch

Hosted by the National Association of Federal Retirees

at the Wascana Golf and Country club

If you are a retired RCMP, Armed Services or Retired Federal employee you are eligible for this magnificent Brunch. The cost is only 10 dollars subsidized by the Regina and District Branch of the National Association of Federal Retirees. The event features Magic by local Magician Will Leach. In addition, the Regina Jazz Society has selected Musicians from its local talent pool to entertain the group. The event promises to be a great start to your Saturday.  Call 306-359-3782 for tickets or email

Sunday Feb 18

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Legislative Building

1:00 pm

  • Sleigh Rides in front of the Legislature

  • Readings from Saskatchewan Writers who are members of the Saskatchewan Writers Guild.

  • Snow Cricket Demonstrations,

  • Public Skating,

  • Cross Country Skiing on groomed trails provided by the Regina Ski Club.

  • Tours of the Legislative Building will run all afternoon according to their published scheduling.

Monday Feb 19


Holy Rosary Cathedral

2 Free Concerts

1:00 pm

2:45 pm

The final day, which is the center piece of the festival, will see the Regina Symphony Orchestra Chamber Players perform in the afternoon at the Holy Rosary Cathedral.  The concert will be a family-friendly, narrated musical performance of Li’l Shadd: A Story of Ujima, created in partnership with Saskatchewan African Canadian Heritage Museum

Wascana Winter Festival IN THE NEWS

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Family Weekend - Feb 16 - 19 2024

Festival Details

Sponsors and Partners

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We are on the traditional lands, referred to as Treaty 4 Territory and that the city of Regina is located on Treaty 4 territory, the original lands of the Cree, Ojibwe Saulteaux, Dakota, Nakota, Lakota, and on the homeland of the Métis Nation. We respect and honour the Treaties that were made on all territories, we acknowledge the harms and mistakes of the past, and we are committed to move forward in partnership with Indigenous Nations in the spirit of reconciliation and collaboration

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Use the hashtag above and post your favourite pictures of the weekend. There will be PRIZES for the top three photos submitted.

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